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Guacamaya is a friendly, feel-at-home haven of peaceful cabinas around a large pool overlooking the magic blue of the Pacific. The Bar and Restaurant also offer a luscious view of the beautiful manicured garden. Your peaceful relaxation will be ever so slightly "disturbed" only by a wonderful variety of tropical birds, our local group of monkeys from the mangroves or the pounding surf of Playa Junquillal.Your Swiss hosts, Bernie and Alice, welcome you in their native Swiss or fluent Spanish, English or German, or acceptable French, Italian or Portuguese. The brother and sister duo have designed an intimate atmosphere at the Guacamaya Lodge that allows their guests to get to know each other and the staff. The international clientele creates a unique opportunity to strike up new friendships in this tropical paradise, with guests from all over the world. Come join us for a taste of international cuisine, the magic of any kind of beach you desire, exploring an exotic wonderland of birds, animals, exotic tropical plants, or adventuring beneath the sea Enjoy international gourmet cuisine with a specialty in Swiss culinary delights, or bring home your own catch of the day and have it prepared a variety of wonderful ways. In the Rancho Bar, you can enjoy your favorite cocktail or cool "cerveza" while you brag about the day's activities.STANDARD CABINASGuacamaya Lodge has six well-kept cabinas with individual bathrooms surrounding a large pool (AC) STUDIO APARTMENTS Guacamaya Lodge offers four studio apartments including a full stove and refrigerator kitchenette with a wonderful ocean view from the kitchen, living room and deck. (AC)VILLA ESTHERTwo-bedroom villa with living room, full stove andrefrigerator, kitchen and covered patio. (AC)CASA MARGARITATwo-bedroom villa with living room, full stove andrefrigerator, kitchen and covered patio. (AC)
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Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Airport Transportation
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Accessible rooms
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Family Rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Liberia Airport34 mi
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All reviews costa rica fully equipped kitchen beautiful property lovely pool any questions alice bernie tennis enrique beach accommodations opportunity
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent six nights at Guacamaya in the Casa Margarita. Rooms were clean, service good, and grounds well tended. Pool was nice and warm, which was great for our two boys. Casa Margarita was perfect size for our family of four. Roof is a covered...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I stayed at Guacamaya Lodge for half of my trip in Costa Rica, the property itself is beautiful and super close to the beach. The best part was their dog Andy, he will follow you around and watch your stuff when you swim in the...More

Date of stay: February 2018
2  Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Great place, very clean, food was tasty and convenient. Very clean room, sheets, towels. Lots of great trees and plants on the property. The sunsets were amazing. The staff was perfect. The gardener even got us coconuts to drink. If we go back to costa...More

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank Daniel r
Reviewed 17 January 2018

After staying at a larger resort near the airport that was expensive and fancy looking, but had terrible service, Guacamaya was just what we needed in Costa Rica. We had Enrique at kikestour do our transfer and we highly recommend. Other guests had cars and...More

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank Artsie A
Reviewed 9 January 2018

The room had a fully equipped kitchen and an awesome view from the balcony of the room. The beach is just 100m from this place. Kids enjoyed the pool a lot despite it was very cool. Also the staff was very friendly. The tennis and...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Response from johnhP7259CJ | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the mini fridge, but the breakfast was mid range (10 - 15 US). We went down the street to a cafe and ate one day and it was a little cheaper and just as good....
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"try to get the kitchenette unit, its expensive in costa rica, so making a few meals will help."
L2738FVdanielr
1 Feb 2018
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"fully equipped kitchen, close to the beach, tennis court, volleyball court"
Cesar_crc
9 Jan 2018
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"The cabanas are comfortable and have a great view of the pool"
Woodbury_Filipiaks
15 Mar 2017
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"all rooms are good. birds start singing at 5 or 6 so open your windows to listen."
jodythegreat
17 Dec 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$73 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
guacamaya hotel playa junquillal
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Junquillal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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